Physico-chemical characteristics of bael (Aegle marmelos) fruit and pulp
SV Anadani, SH Akbari, Amee Ravani and Anurag Nema
Aegle marmelos belonging to family Rutaceae, is commonly famous as Bael in indigenous system of medicine and has various medicinal properties specially as a cooling agent. It is native to India and found throughout South Asia. Bael is considered to be a pack house of nutrients and remedy and is one of the most ignored and underutilized medicinal fruit crops. The different parts of bael tree are used for various medicinal purposes, such as for treatment of asthma, anemia, fractures, wounds healing, swollen in joints, high blood pressure, jaundice, diarrhea, healthy mind and brain typhoid troubles during pregnancy. Bael is well-known to have anticancer activity, pyretic and analgesic activities and also gives relief in constipation. Several phytochemicals have been isolated and recognized from various parts of A. marmelos. The products obtained from bael fruit, being highly nutritive and therapeutic are getting popularized in India as well as in international market.
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SV Anadani, SH Akbari, Amee Ravani, Anurag Nema. Physico-chemical characteristics of bael (Aegle marmelos) fruit and pulp. Pharma Innovation 2021;10(8):1282-1284.